Team Building Days

Team Building Days

***Update, due to Covid19 restrictions, we cannot currently host team building events***

From £25 per person

Looking for activities designed to promote motivation, communication or team morale amongst team members or perhaps looking to reward your hardworking team? Wivenhoe House in Colchester can offer a truly memorable experience. We work with a multi-award winning national company to provide you with the very latest team building events, activities and experiences. Set in over 300 acres of historic parkland yet only minutes from main transport links, our 40 bedroom luxury hotel complete with our award-winning brasserie and private dining options is an ideal choice.

Below you will find just an example of what we can offer, most packages can be tailored to your group size and budget or we can bespoke activities to meet your requirements.

  • Wine tasting
  • Cocktail making
  • Archery
  • Archery tag
  • Archery golf
  • Geocaching
  • Hover ball
  • Colchester Zoo experiences
  • Murder Mystery
  • Casino night
  • Air rifle shooting
  • Bushcraft
  • Scavenger hunt
  • Clay pigeon
  • Knife & axe throwing
  • Introduction to Chocolate and tempering
  • Survival skills
  • Advanced Fire Lighting
  • Target Sports

For more information on each of these activities please download this pdf

It’s a knockout from £1800

Entertaining and colourful games roadshows based on the 70s and 80s BBC television game show “It’s a Knockout”. Using inflatable obstacles, costumes, scenery, water, bubbles and lots of FUN, our Its A Knockout Shows provide great team building packages

There are four packages available with the Mini Knockout package recommended for Team Building events. This includes 6 different games taking place over a couple of hours with 8 teams of 8 available to take part.

Introduction to chocolate and tempering

Chappel Chocolate House can offer chocolate making events for your guests from team building, courses, birthday parties (including mixed age groups), hen parties, chocolate tasting experiences and workshops.  Learn about chocolate and how to temper it. You will be creating a giant chocolate slab and decorating with an assortment of toppings. Chocolate is available to purchase or order and the workshop lasts between 1.5 and 2 hours. There is a minimum booking of 10 needed. We can cater to dairy, gluten free and vegan.

Team building at Colchester Zoo from £34.95 per person

In addition to the activities we can offer at Wivenhoe House we can also work with Colchester Zoo to create a bespoke package including an overnight stay, meetings or dining at Wivenhoe House. At Colchester Zoo the team can choose from a range of activities including;

  • Animal Detective Squad – Work together to solve a beastly murder mystery
  • Enrichment Exercise ‘Creations for Creatures’ – Race to design and build a device to test an animal’s skills
  • Treasure Quest – Work together to solve riddles, face challenges and race to complete the quest!
  • Animal Training and Communication – Learn the secrets and take the animal training challenge!
  • Download the Colchester Zoo flyer


For more information or to book, contact us on;
Team Building private dining

We also have a variety of spaces in the hotel for meetings and private dining which can be built into a team building package




find us, however you travel
By car:

When using a SATNAV please enter the location WIVENHOE, Colchester (do not use a postcode as this will direct you to the wrong side of Wivenhoe Park).

Take the exit marked Colchester (A133)
Follow the A133 towards Clacton
Please follow signs for WIVENHOE
You will see a black sign on your right which says, ‘Wivenhoe House & The Brasserie’, turn right here into PARK ROAD
The entrance for Wivenhoe House is shared with the University of Essex, but PARK ROAD leads you through Wivenhoe Park and you will be able to see our beautiful house from the road on your right
CONTINUE to follow the signs for WIVENHOE HOUSE and it will lead you to us.

If you would like any help with directions, please do call us on 01206 863666 and a member of our will be able to assist you.

By train:

Colchester station, Colchester Town station, Wivenhoe station and Hythe stations are all between 10-15 minutes from Wivenhoe House by car. Trains run between London (Liverpool Street) and Colchester station every 10-20 minutes. The journey takes around an hour. Also connect with Colchester from Norwich, Ipswich, Felixstowe & Harwich. Some trains from London (Liverpool Street) also stop at Wivenhoe Station. When travelling from the Clacton/Walton direction, alight at Wivenhoe or Hythe Stations.

By plane:

Stansted airport is approximately 45 minutes from Wivenhoe House by car. Helicopter pad coordinates are 603200/223900.